Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
ContactDr Christina Mayer
This subject is an introduction to spoken and written Arabic language as well as culture for students with little or no knowledge of Arabic. On completion of the subject students should have acquired a spoken facility at a basic level in Modern Standard Arabic, the ability to read and understand a range of simple Arabic texts and stories within a vocabulary range of 200-400 most commonly used words, some basic grammatical structures of Arabic language, the ability to write simple texts such as descriptions, summaries and short accounts relating to the themes focused on in the semester, and a familiarity with some Arab cultural practices and traditions.
Continuous homework assessment, best 8 pieces 15% (throughout the semester), a mid-semester test 20% (during the middle of semester), an aural/oral examination of 10 mins 15% (during the exam period) and a 3-hour written examination 50% (during the exam period).
Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 80% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 110-002. Students who have completed 110-002 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Available at 1st-year for Beginners stream students.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Arabic Studies) |
Arabic Studies Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Arabic for beginners |
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